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School of Arts and Sciences

Robert Black: Insomniac Dos and Don'ts

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 8:00pm

Dec 3, 2019, 8 – 10pm EST

Guest artist and double bass virtuoso Robert Black presents a recital featuring Philip Glass’s The Not Doings of an Insomniac, commissioned by Black. Betwixt each of its seven parts, Black recites poetry by Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson, Yoko Ono, David Byrne, Leonard Cohen, Patti Smith, and Arthur Russell. In addition, Black spotlights several works written for him by Tufts composers alongside an improvised dialogue with guest bassist Andrew Blickendorfer.

Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
City: Medford, MA 02155
BuildingPerry and Marty Granoff Music Center
Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
Location Details: Distler Performance Hall, Granoff Music Center
Event Type: Other
Event sponsor (school, institute, center, etc.): School of Arts and Sciences
Event Contact: Anna Griffis
Event Sponsor: Tufts Department of Music
Admission: Free; no tickets required
Open to Public: Yes